Eigil G. Rasmussen

American, 1913 - 1971


Eigil G. Rasmussen was born in Nastved, Denmark in 1913. He emigrated to the United States with
his family in 1925, first settling in Kansas City, KS and then making their way to Chicago in the
early 1930s. As an adult, Rasmussen lived in Chicago and worked as a commercial artist
specializing in scientific illustration. In the late 1960s, he exhibited his Chicago themed paintings at an Oak Street Gallery in Chicago and at a Gallery in Arlington Heights, IL. He died in Chicago in 1971.

  • Rasmussen 11541

    Untitled (State Street at Night - Christmastime), ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    24 x 20 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right.

    #11541
  • Rasmussen 11542

    Winter Night in Chicago (From My Window), ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    24 x 20 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right; titled on reverse.

    #11542
  • Rasmussen 11538

    Boys Practicing Ice Hockey (Humboldt Park), ca. 1971
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left; signed and titled on reverse.

    #11538
  • Rasmussen 11535

    Michigan Avenue - Near the Tribune Tower, ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right; titled on reverse.

    #11535
  • Rasmussen 11539

    Untitled (Under the El), ca. 1968
    Oil on board
    24 x 20 inches

    Signed Eigil, center right.

    #11539
  • Rasmussen 11547

    Untitled (Under the El, Wabash Avenue), ca. 1969
    Oil on board
    30 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left.

    #11547
  • Rasmussen 11545

    Untitled (State Street), ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches
    #11545
  • Rasmussen 11536

    Autumn Afternoon - Jackson & Michigan Ave., ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil lower left; titled on reverse.

    #11536
  • Rasmussen 11546

    Untitled (The Art Institute of Chicago), ca. 1969
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right.

    #11546
  • Rasmussen 11540

    Untitled (Michigan Avenue), ca. 1970
    Oil on board
    24 x 20 inches
    #11540
  • Rasmussen 11531

    Wacker Drive, Clark Street Bridge - View of Marina City, ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    20 x 15 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right; titled on reverse.

    #11531
    SOLD
  • Rasmussen 11529

    Untitled (Beach Scene - Chicago), ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    11 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left.

    #11529
  • Rasmussen 11544

    Untitled (Chicago River at Wabash Avenue), ca. 1969
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower right.

    #11544
  • Rasmussen 11534

    Untitled (Grant Park, Chicago), ca. 1968
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left; titled on reverse.

    #11534
  • Rasmussen 11543

    Untitled (Chicago Lake Front - Monroe Harbor), ca. 1969
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches
    #11543
  • Rasmussen 11532

    Lincoln Park Lagoon - with Boats, ca. 1965
    Oil on board
    16 x 20 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left; titled on reverse.

    #11532
  • Rasmussen 11533

    Beach at Diversey and Outer Drive, ca. 1968
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches

    Signed Eigil, lower left; titled on reverse.

    #11533
  • Rasmussen 11537

    Grant Park, Looking North Towards Michigan Avenue, ca. 1968
    Oil on board
    20 x 24 inches
    #11537

Eigil G. Rasmussen was born in Nastved, Denmark in 1913. He emigrated to the United States with
his family in 1925, first settling in Kansas City, KS and then making their way to Chicago in the
early 1930s. As an adult, Rasmussen lived in Chicago and worked as a commercial artist
specializing in scientific illustration. In the late 1960s, he exhibited his Chicago themed paintings at an Oak Street Gallery in Chicago and at a Gallery in Arlington Heights, IL. He died in Chicago in 1971.

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